German journalists gathered facts.
Grandson of ex-President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev – Aysultan,or, as he calls himself in social networks, Aysultan Rahat, on his page on the social network Facebook said that it had applied for political asylum in the UK. He explains that the attempts of pressure from his family and that he feared for his safety, as allegedly has information about “massive corruption” in “Kazakh elite”. He has also previously stated that he tried to steal. Officials of Kazakhstan have not yet commented the statement of Aisultan Nazarbayev. What is he known for? Deutsche Welle put together some facts.
Who Aysultan Nazarbayev
29-year-old Aysultan Nazarbayev was born 26 August 1990 in the family of the eldest daughter of Kazakhstan’s President Dariga Nazarbayeva and her not less famous husband, the late Rakhat Aliyev, Kazakhstan politician, diplomat and businessman, who fled from Kazakhstan to Austria and, according to the official version, there in prison committed suicide.
However, according to Aysultan, he is not the grandson and son of President Nursultan Nazarbayev, on what is supposedly learned from the archive of the late Aliyev. Official confirmation of this information.
According to information from open sources, Aysultan studied at “International College of continuous education” in Astana, as well as in the boarding school “American international school” in Austria. In 2010 he graduated from the British Royal military Academy Sandhurst. In 2012 I began to work in the Main intelligence Directorate of the defense Ministry of Kazakhstan, where he served for only one year.
In the summer of 2013 Aysultan Nazarbayev married Alima Boranbaeva, daughter of businessman Kairat Boranbayeva, the then General Director of “KazRosGas”. Three years later the couple have a daughter amélie, and then the son of the Sultan. His former father-in-law Aysultan Nazarbayev considers involved in “vysokomasshtabnye corruption between the government of Russia and Kazakhstan”. Supposedly it’s about the contract under which the Russian “Gazprom” buys Kazakhstan gas. “As for Kazakhstan, the profit of about $ 700 million a year divided between Timur Kulibayev and held by Boranbaeva, my ex-father-in-law,” – says Aysultan.
A career in sports
In 2017, Aysultan Nazarbayev, Vice-President of the football Federation of Kazakhstan and was the main liaison with international organizations FIFA, UEFA and national associations. However, he had worked for only 7 months.
Aysultan Nazarbayev began playing football at the Austrian club “Admira Wacker” during the father of the Ambassador to Austria. The grandson of President Nazarbayev played in the first League of Kazakhstan Astana Rakhat. Participated in the qualifying tournament for the Junior championship of Europe on football of 2006. Spent three months at the Academy Chelsea. Playing a season in 2007 in the youth team, “Portsmouth”, became the bronze medalist of the championship of England.
Scandals, drug addiction, prison
In 2017 the name of Aisultan Nazarbayev was mentioned in connection with the scandal. Management, where he worked grandchildren of the legendary hero of the Second world war, General Ivan Panfilov – Yerzhan and Askar Brimzhanovhad to make repairs in a luxury apartment of Aisultan Nazarbayev on the project of Italian designers. But to finish the repair failed. After litigation grandchildren Panfilov was sentenced to seven years in prison each, but a month is justified.
Then, in 2017, Aysultan Nazarbayev announced in Facebook that he used drugs and was treated for drug addiction. In October of 2019, he after the attack on a British police officer was sentenced in London to one year of probation, fines and mandatory treatment.
According to reports by the BBC, judge Philip Barbel impose the decision in the case of Nazarbayev noted then that he was ready to release Aisultan Nazarbayev on bail, but only under the condition that he immediately go into rehab clinic, preferably in Priory – known clinic for drug addicts of celebrities. There he shall remain until the hearing on his case scheduled for March 20, 2020. As reported by the media in January 2019 Aysultan Nazarbayev was treated at Russian centre of rehabilitation for drug addicts.
Who is who in the family Nazarbaevym
The ex-President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev’s three daughters. The older, the head of the Senate of Parliament of Kazakhstan Dariga Nazarbayeva, three children. The eldest son of Rakhat Aliyev and Dariga Nazarbayeva – Nurali Aliyev – Kazakhstan businessman, economist. Married to the daughter of the Chairman of the CEC of Kazakhstan Aida Imasheva. Not so long ago it became known that he opened the Fund Snow Leopard Foundation, who will be fighting for the population of snow leopards in Kazakhstan.
The youngest daughter, Dariga Nazarbayeva – Aliyev Venus was born on 5 may 2000. She has managed to appear in a cameo role in the movie “Baikonur” and regularly takes part in charity events, held by her mother. In June 2018 Venus Aliyev was married to an influential representative in Kazakhstan of the family Chayzhunusov. Her husband Dalen graduated from the law faculty of the Kazakh national University named after al-Farabi.
The middle daughter of President Nursultan Nazarbayev, Dinara Kulibayeva, is the richest woman in Kazakhstan. According to the magazine Forbes, in 2017, her personal fortune was estimated at $ 3.1 billion. Married to businessman Timur Kulibayev, who in 2017, the magazine Forbes Kazakhstan included in the list of the richest businessmen of Kazakhstan with the capital appreciation of 2.2 billion dollars. Has a son and two daughters.
The youngest daughter of Nursultan Nazarbayev, Aliya, public figure, founder of several charities, worked as a consultant in the presidential administration of Kazakhstan, she is General Director of LLP “Caspian Industries Ltd” – the largest company for the production of mineral drinking water and the head of the Board of the construction company LLP “Elitstroy”. Was married to the son of the former President of Kyrgyzstan, Aidar Akayev. The second time she married a businessman Daniyar Khasenov. Her current husband is head of the Board of “KazTransOil” Dimash Dosanov. By alia four children.